The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Analyst role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Analyst
Rank 51 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Analyst 11 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.48% 0.91% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.94% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 14
Average salary £27,500 £23,750 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £35,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Test Analyst
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Suffolk region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 533 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.27% 97.26% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 352 500 589
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst in the job title across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Suffolk region.

Test Analyst Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Analyst across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Test Analyst Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Test Analyst
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +10 8 £27,500 +22.22% 3
Bury St Edmunds +3 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Test Analyst
East of England

Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 13 (46.43%) QA
3 12 (42.86%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (17.86%) C#
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
8 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
8 4 (14.29%) Time Management
8 4 (14.29%) Selenium
8 4 (14.29%) Test Management
8 4 (14.29%) Content Management
9 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
9 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
9 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
10 2 (7.14%) MS Office

Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk region that cited Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 4 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 4 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (3.57%) LoadUI
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Games
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) SOAP
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Test Strategy
3 5 (17.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Time Management
4 4 (14.29%) Test Management
4 4 (14.29%) Content Management
5 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Usability Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Use Case
7 1 (3.57%) V-Model
7 1 (3.57%) System Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
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